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jnessler62
07-08-2008, 07:12 AM
Position Announcement

The Kinesiology and Health Promotion Department at California State
Polytechnic University, Pomona seeks a Full Time Lecturer in
Biomechanics.



POSITION TITLE AND DESCRIPTION: Biomechanics. Full-time, academic year,
temporary position, beginning Fall 2008. The primary responsibility of
the successful candidate will be to teach specialized undergraduate
courses in biomechanics and movement anatomy, and serve on departmental
committees. In addition, this individual is welcome to pursue research
collaboration with faculty within the department and university. The
finalists will be required to appear for interviews.



Kinesiology and Health Promotion is a vibrant and diverse department
with over 400 majors in Exercise Science, Pedagogy, and Health Promotion
concentrations. The faculty are actively involved in research and
scholarship, with multiple projects supported by external funding. In
addition, a new biomechanics laboratory was recently completed, which
houses a Vicon optical motion capture system, 2 AMTI force platforms,
and a 16 channel EMG system.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned master's degree in Kinesiology with a
specialization in biomechanics and/or ABD in Kinesiology with
biomechanics emphasis, or related discipline, Ph.D preferred. Previous
teaching experience desired. Demonstrated knowledge in teaching
biomechanics and skill in technology applied to classroom and
biomechanics laboratory work.



CLOSING DATE and HOW TO APPLY: To be considered for the position,
applicants are required to submit a letter of application, completed
application form, curriculum vitae, an unofficial transcript showing
highest degree earned (from an accredited educational institution) and
full contact information for three references. Initial review of
applications will begin August 1, 2008 and will continue until position
is filled. Materials submitted by the candidate will be available for
examination by all tenured and probationary faculty of the department.
Applications, required documentation, and requests for information
should be addressed to:



Dr. Perky Vetter, Chair

Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue

Pomona, CA 91768

(909) 869-2764

FAX (909) 869-4797

E-Mail: pvetter@csupomona.edu



THE UNIVERSITY: Cal Poly Pomona is a public university and one of 23
campuses in the California State University system. The campus is
located approximately 25 miles east of downtown Los Angeles and is part
of one of the most dynamic economic and cultural regions in the country.
The university is noted for its scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus,
once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W. K. Kellogg, located within an
hour's drive of beaches, mountains and the desert. Within a 20-mile
radius of the university is a multi-ethnic population of nearly
3.8million people. Cal Poly Pomona has a rapidly growing student
population currently at 17,600 approximately 68% ethnic minorities).
Students are enrolled in 62 baccalaureate and 18 master's degree
programs with approximately 980 full-time and part-time faculty.



The University is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff, and
has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. California
State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity,
Affirmative Action Employer. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and
federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on gender, race,
sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, age,
religion, or veteran status. The University hires only individuals
lawfully authorized to work in the United States.